Psychological Non Epileptic Seizures
Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group

Service animals for people living with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES): some thoughts

I get asked about service dogs for PNES quite a bit and over the last few years, I have had the opportunity to observe my patients’ service dogs and emotional support animals in action. The ones who are...

Moral injury in female US combat veterans diagnosed with PNES

For this month’s blog post, we have invited a young researcher to share her call for research subjects on this site.  This research has been approved by an institutional review board and is completely...

Current research projects for persons diagnosed with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES), also...

One of the ways in which we can help improve the lives of those living with PNES or dissociative seizures is through scientific research.  Fortunately, in the last couple of decades, there has been a...

Please join me in celebrating the 2021 winners of the Lorna Myers PNES scholarship!

This year, the Epilepsy Alliance of America awarded eight fantastic women scholarships to assist them in pursuing their education. The main criteria for this award is that the applicant must have a diagnosis...

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES)/ functional seizure (FS) conference 2021!  It is back on-...

For six years straight, the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG), hosted an annual PNES conference for patients, caregivers, and in the later years, for health professionals too. Our last conference was...

Meet the new Executive Director of FND Hope USA

There is so much that we need to do to improve the lives of those living with PNES.  We definitely need to increase treatment options and to ensure a growing number of clinicians are available to treat this...

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